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import something (from something) (into something)

to buy and transport something from a foreign place into a country. We imported the carpets from the Orient into this country. They imported wine into this country from France. I imported this from Germany.
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DEP'T OF TREASURY, REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE ATF WORKING GROUP ON THE IMPORTABILITY OF CERTAIN SEMIAUTOMATIC RIFLES (July 6, 1989).
The fact that this importability assurance is not permanent, requiring reauthorization every year, means that these shotguns should be more readily available, but their prices are likely to remain inflated based on fears of future import bans.
The ATF's "Study on the Importability of Certain Shotguns" is being scrutinized by the industry.
The database is organized in a user-friendly format, contains all critical design properties, and allows for importability of the data into computer aided engineering design and failure element analysis programs.
The continuous e-revolution of business processes has encountered a number of challenging technological issues, but none more critical than the incompatibility and importability which currently exist between information systems and applications.